How has falling gas prices affected the revenue of a business? How has gas sales changed since gas prices fell? How has gas prices affected consumer spending on other products? In this podcast we will be looking into these very questions to try to find an answer during this podcast. Topics: Gas Prices, Local Economy
Alice Maggio of BerkShares, Inc. discusses the upcoming business planning course Entry to Entrepreneurship with Rep. Smitty Pignatelli on WSBS radio. Sign up now! http://goo.gl/forms/qRYMyyz8YK Topics: local economy, entrepreneurship, berkshares
Bob Climo of the GB Bagel Co. and Alice Maggio sit down to talk about Bob's acquisition of the business and how BerkShares have impacted business. Topics: business of the month, berkshares, local economy
The author of Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered and A Guide for the Perplexed cultivates the metaphysical and theological roots of decentralist economics and right livelihood. His lecture is part of the Lindisfarne 1974 Summer Conference entitled Planetary Culure and the New Image of Humanity Topics: local economy, decentralist, Lindisfarne, metaphysics, small-scale, appropriate
Busan is one of the most densely populated urban areas in South Korea. The tremendous pressure this megacity exacts on architecture in terms of urban revitalization promotes innovation. The purpose of this article is to explore theurban renewal in one particular aspect: the outdoor market in Busan. The development of South Korea, supported by a robust policy and reinforced by Chaebols, has resulted in a legacy of unattractive concrete. When the time has come to review, the Korean government has... Topics: Urban Revitalization, Outdoor Market, Local Economy, Sustainable Architecture, Dynamic City
Local bookkeeper Michal Snyder talks to Entrepreneurial Apprenticeship class about financial tips for starting a business. Topics: local economy, bookkeeping, finances, berkshares, berkshires, entrepreneurial apprenticeship,...
In this 1976 talk at the Findhorn Community in Scotland, Small is Beautiful author E.F. Schumacher addresses the spiritual and economic crises facing human life on Earth. Topics: local economy, decentralist, economics, Findhorn, metaphysics, small-scale, appropriate technology,...
byBerkShares, Inc. and Schumacher Center for a New Economics
April’s BerkShares Business of the Month is Locke Stock & Barrel, Great Barrington’s oldest-established gourmet grocery store, founded in 1968. BerkShares Coordinator Alice Maggio sat down and spoke with owner Locke Larkin about his business, his favorite products, and even got some hot tips on wine. She also asked him why he has chosen to accept BerkShares, and how he uses them. Though he sells artisan foods from around the world, Locke has a special place in his heart for local... Topics: new economics, local currency, berkshares, great barrington, local currency, BerkShares,...
Bill Joy discusses sustainable business in this video interview. Joy co-founded Sun Microsystems and is a venture capitalist who invests in green technology. He says eco-friendly business and sustainable economics requires increased recycling, focus on local economy and advanced green technology. Topics: news&information, sustainable business, ethical business, video interview bill joy sun...